(n.) Chagrin, mortification, discontent, or uneasiness at the sight of another's excellence or good fortune, accompanied with some degree of hatred and a desire to possess equal advantages; malicious grudging; -- usually followed by of; as, they did this in envy of Caesar.
(n.) Emulation; rivalry.
(n.) Public odium; ill repute.
(n.) An object of envious notice or feeling.
(v. t.) To feel envy at or towards; to be envious of; to have a feeling of uneasiness or mortification in regard to (any one), arising from the sight of another's excellence or good fortune and a longing to possess it.
(v. t.) To feel envy on account of; to have a feeling of grief or repining, with a longing to possess (some excellence or good fortune of another, or an equal good fortune, etc.); to look with grudging upon; to begrudge.
(v. t.) To long after; to desire strongly; to covet.
(v. t.) To do harm to; to injure; to disparage.
(v. t.) To hate.
(v. t.) To emulate.
(v. i.) To be filled with envious feelings; to regard anything with grudging and longing eyes; -- used especially with at.
(v. i.) To show malice or ill will; to rail.
(1) In this book, he dismisses Freud's idea of penis envy - "Freud got it spectacularly wrong" - and said "women don't envy the penis.
(2) We are prepared to be honest with people and say that we will all need to chip in a little more.” The party’s health spokesman, Norman Lamb, said: “The NHS was once the envy of the world and this pledge is the first step in restoring it to where it should be.
(3) In a series of analyses guided by intuitive hypotheses, the Smith and Ellsworth theoretical approach, and a relatively unconstrained, open-ended exploration of the data, the situations were found to vary with respect to the emotions of pride, jealousy or envy, pride in the other, boredom, and happiness.
(4) It is difficult for me to resist a slight sense of envy for those anxiously awaiting A-level results this morning, although this may seem perverse.
(5) And this naturally provokes envy and jealousy.” Asked when they fell out, Blatter said: “It was after he was elected Uefa president in 2007.
(6) A later phase of penis envy usually represents a regressive effort to resolve oedipal conflicts.
(7) Self-envy interpretation may help the analyst to deal with the transferential pressure exercised by these patients, and as a consequence improving the 'working space' and providing a better analytical objectivity.
(8) I am looking forward to working closely with him to ensure the BBC's television portfolio remains the envy of the broadcasting world."
(9) Owing to its confusional characteristics, envy is always subtly disguised and hardly ever appears in a straightforward manner.
(10) This confused, less than beautiful, apparently dysfunctional city – the physical result of so much trauma and division – becomes charming, full of life and the envy of other cities, not for its beauty or its wealth but because of its vitality.
(11) Using skills acquired in his first job with the accountancy giant PricewaterhouseCoopers and his second, buying and selling companies for JP Morgan, he minted a commercial model from the calm opulence of United's discreet Mayfair office that soon became the envy of the football world.
(12) • Try to ignore the noise around you: the chatter, the parties, the reviews, the envy, the shame.
(13) Franklin puts the more personal criticism made of writers down to envy, blaming bloggers, and thinks British literary culture is uniquely mean.
(14) Envy or jealousy always destroys unity, even inside one household.
(15) Botín's father, Emilio, executive chairman of the Santander group, was behind the takeover of Abbey National in 2004 and pounced on Alliance & Leicester and Bradford & Bingley during the 2008 banking crisis, in deals much envied by rivals.
(16) The functions of these 'successful defence' manoeuvres are to obviate any feelings of an awareness of envy, although they may be overtly envious attacks within themselves, secondly they nullify any awareness of dependence, and also nullify awareness of need and illness, and thirdly they maintain the narcissistic organization by producing a successful identificate.
(17) Afterwards, she was "suddenly beautiful", and though the attention this brought was occasionally useful, mostly it was just a pain in the butt: the tiresome suggestions that she had only got on thanks to her appearance; the hurtful ire of that other great feminist, Betty Friedan, whose loathing of Steinem seemed mostly to be motivated by envy.
(18) Traditional drive-defense or object instinctual explanations tend to diminish awareness of the importance of self-esteem in the experience of envy.
(19) I envy those who have not yet read The Iliad, if such there are.
(20) To be sure, envy reactions to any patient are significant, whether they simply distort the therapist's perception or contribute to a deeper understanding of the patient.
(superl.) Characteristic of the species; belonging to one's nature; natural; native.
(superl.) Having feelings befitting our common nature; congenial; sympathetic; as, a kind man; a kind heart.
(superl.) Showing tenderness or goodness; disposed to do good and confer happiness; averse to hurting or paining; benevolent; benignant; gracious.
(superl.) Proceeding from, or characterized by, goodness, gentleness, or benevolence; as, a kind act.
(superl.) Gentle; tractable; easily governed; as, a horse kind in harness.
(a.) Nature; natural instinct or disposition.
(a.) Race; genus; species; generic class; as, in mankind or humankind.
(a.) Nature; style; character; sort; fashion; manner; variety; description; class; as, there are several kinds of eloquence, of style, and of music; many kinds of government; various kinds of soil, etc.
(v. t.) To beget.
(1) Power urges the security council to "take the kind of credible, binding action warranted."
(2) The origins of aging of higher forms of life, particularly humans, is presented as the consequence of an evolved balance between 4 specific kinds of dysfunction-producing events and 4 kinds of evolved counteracting effects in long-lived forms.
(3) We’re learning to store peak power in all kinds of ways: a California auction for new power supply was won by a company that uses extra solar energy to freeze ice, which then melts during the day to supply power.
(4) Two kinds of silicafiberscopes with outer diameters 0.80 and 0.45 mm were used in the present study.
(5) Among the 295 nonpathogenic strains, 115 were sensitive to all antibiotics whereas the rest were resistant to 1-5 kinds of antibiotics.
(6) The choice is partly technical – what kind of trading arrangement do we want with the EU?
(7) Further, metastatic tumors were capable of being successfully grown in a high percentage of cases, which was comparable to the results obtained for other kinds of tumors.
(8) The size of Florida makes the kind of face-to-face politics of the earlier contests impossible, requiring instead huge ad spending.
(9) Once the temperature rises above 28C, shoppers' behaviour changes in all kinds of ways, according to Jones.
(10) High score on the hysteria scale of Middlesex Hospital Questionnaire was a risk indicator for all kinds of back pain.
(11) Looks like some kind of dissent, with Ameobi having words with Phil Dowd at the kick off after Liverpool's second goal.
(12) Intoxications arising from therapeutic activities pertaining to this cult are of the same kind as those encountered in the practice of Modern Medicine.
(13) A certain amount of relaparotomies after small bowel surgery is caused by technical failures, such as the technique of suturing the anastomosis and the kind of re-establishing the continuity of the bowel.
(14) I believe that what we need is a nonviolent national general strike of the kind that has been more common in Europe than here.
(15) The authors have analyzed their observations of 113 patients and concluded that it is necessary to differentially use various kinds of osteosynthesis and bone autoplasty.
(16) This factor was named interleukin-8 (IL-8) since it is produced by various kinds of cells in response to inflammatory stimuli including LPS, IL-1 and tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and has pleiotropic effects on T lymphocytes and basophils as well as neutrophils.
(17) Both kinds of experiments show that 1, 25-(OH)2D3 has effects on embryonic bone which are typical for high concentrations of parathyroid hormone (PTH).
(18) Originally, it was to be named Le Reve, after one of the Picassos that Wynn and his wife own; but, as of last month, it is to be called Wynn Las Vegas, embodying a dream of a different kind.
(19) The results showed the kind of needling sensation while acupuncture had close relation with the appearance of PSM and the acupuncture effect.
(20) Will African film-makers tell those kind of films differently?